After the horrors of the World War Two
in Anthony Doerr’s stunning All The Light We Cannot See, the group asked for
something ‘fluffier’. I am not sure if these two titles fulfill that criterion,
but they are now available on the Nooks.
Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
Everyone knows a couple like Jack and
Grace: he has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You'd like to get
to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace
are never apart. Some might call this true love.
Picture this: a dinner party at their
perfect home, the conversation and wine flowing. They appear to be in their
element while entertaining. And Grace's friends are eager to reciprocate with
lunch the following week. Grace wants to go, but knows she never will. Her
friends call—so why doesn't Grace ever answer the phone? And how can she cook
such elaborate meals but remain so slim? And why are there bars on one of the
The perfect marriage? Or the perfect
Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from
what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn't spoken
for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy's
childhood in Amgash, Illinois, seems to reconnect them, but just below the
surface lies the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy's
life: her escape from her troubled family, her desire to become a writer, her
marriage, her love for her two daughters.